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4-H DAY with the RICHMOND FLYING SQUIRRELS

 

You and your family are invited to attend a Centennial Celebration for Virginia Cooperative Extension with a special 4-H night with the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Henrico 4-H is selling discount tickets for the July 19th baseball game, which is a fireworks night.  General Admission tickets are $6; special Pre-Game Tailgate Tickets are $20. Tickets are now available to purchase in the Henrico Extension Office, or you can mail a check to VCE- Henrico 4-H, P. O. Box 90775, Henrico, VA 23273-0775 and tickets will be mailed to you. Make checks payable to Henrico 4-H.  If we have enough participants, you will have the option to be part of a pre-game parade ceremony before the game starts. Remember to wear a shirt that shows your support for 4-H. Come out and enjoy an evening of family fun at the Diamond while you help support the 4-H Youth Development Program. Read more….

 


 

Sign up for SMART Lawns today!

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2014 SMART Lawns Enrollment Form

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SMART Lawns is a seasonal, comprehensive program that teaches a step-by-step approach to building healthy lawns and provides participants a plan tailored to fit their specific lawn-care needs.  SMART Lawns are beautiful because they are healthy, green up more quickly in the spring, and make the best use of two valuable resources – your time and money.  They are also environmentally responsible and protect your neighborhood streams, lakes, ponds, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.  Read more…


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Henrico Junior 4-H Camp

Let’s go camping!  The 2014 Henrico Junior 4-H Camp will take place August 4 – 8, 2014 at Jamestown 4-H Center.  All boys and girls 9 through 14 years of age as of September 30, 2014, may attend. If 13 by January 1, 2014, participants may choose to attend as a Counselor-In-Training (CIT).  Camp cost includes a 4-H t-shirt, lodging, meals, programs, instructional class materials, and transportation by chartered bus. Spaces are limited. Some scholarship assistance may be available. Read more…

 


 

Henrico Homeowner Horticulture Series

 Ten classes will show you how to improve your soil and create compost; establish and maintain a healthy lawn; re-design/renovate and select plants— from annuals and perennials to trees and shrubs; properly maintain and install your plants; start a vegetable garden or grow your own fruit; manage insects and disease in your landscape; and propagate plants! Read more…


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Gardens Growing Families

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VCE Volunteer Civil Rights Training Module

As a volunteer in our programs, we hope you share our core values for appreciation of differences and inclusion, because as a VCE volunteer, you share our civil rights responsibility to insure that our programs and services are nondiscriminatory. Please take a moment to complete the VCE Volunteer Civil Rights Training Module.

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